eldercare

noun el·der·care \ ˈel-dər-ˌker \
variants: or elder care
Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of eldercare

: the care of older adults and especially the care of an older parent by a son or daughter

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1960

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eldercare

noun el·der·care \ ˈel-dər-ˌka(ə)r, -ˌke(ə)r \

medical Definition of eldercare

: the care of older persons and especially the care of an older parent by a son or daughter

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